Pickled Shrimp

Pat Duran


This recipe was given to me by a dear friend in New Mexico...I have not tried it myself yet , but have eaten it as appetizer.. .very good indeed...


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10 Min
5 Min


  • 2 lb
    raw shrimp, shelled ,deveined, tails removed
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil, divided
  • 3 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 4 medium
    onions, sliced, divided

  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper,thinly sliced
  • 2 medium
  • 1/2 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry ground mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 2 medium
    bay leaves, torn in pieces

How to Make Pickled Shrimp


  1. Saute shrimp in 1/4 cup of the olive oil with garlic and 2 of the sliced onions, one lemon. Simmer 5 minutes.DO NOT BOIL. (or shrimp will be tough).
    Remove shrimp only from pan and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine remaining oil,remaining sliced onions,bell pepper,jalapeno pepper, lemon, and lemon juice,mustard and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, to make a marinade sauce.
    Add shrimp to sauce and marinate in refrigerator at least 24 hours..Store in refrigerator in a large glass jar with a lid..

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About Pickled Shrimp

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom

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